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Notes_02_01 - Notes_02_01 1 of 4 Working Model Tutorial for...

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Notes_02_01 1 of 4 Working Model Tutorial for Slider Crank 1) Start Working Model 2D 2) Set display and units Select View then Workspace Check the X,Y Axes and Coordinates boxes and then select Close You may also select Grid Lines and Rulers if you wish Select View then Numbers and Units then More Choices Select Distance in Millimeters Select Rotation in Radians and then select OK Select View then View Size Set Window width to 100 then select OK 3) Save this example Select File then Save As and choose a suitable folder and filename and then select Save REMEMBER TO SAVE YOUR WORK OFTEN! 4) Draw a link and add points to it Select the Rectangle drawing tool from the tool bar on the left and draw a rectangle You may use the H and W indicator boxes at the bottom tool bar to resize Select the round Point Element drawing tool from the tool bar on the left Position the cursor over an edge of the link and WAIT for a small X to snap onto that edge Left-click to attach the point to the link Place a second round point on the link 5) Label the link and points Left-click on the link to highlight it and select Window then Appearance Remove the check on the Track outline box Check the Show name box Left-click on the box containing “Rectangle” and enter the name “Crank” Left-click on one point on the link and select Window then Appearance Remove the check on the Track center of mass box Check the Show name box Left-click on the box containing “Point” and type the name “A” Repeat to name the other point B 6) Create a revolute joint connected to ground Select the round Point Element drawing tool from the tool bar on the left Position the cursor and left-click to attach a ground pin
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Notes_02_01 2 of 4 Left-click on the ground pin to highlight it if necessary Hold down the Shift Key and left-click on point A on the Crank to highlight it also
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